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I'm trying to send a message with strikethrough text in it, and came across this question and its answers, but it doesn't seem to work for Skype for Business.

I've tried:

~text~

The keyboard shortcuts page on the Microsoft website only seems to list italics, bold and underline, and the options under "Change font..." only list those three.

Ctrl+B Make the selected text bold.

Ctrl+l Italicize the selected text.

Ctrl+U Underline the selected text.

Currently, the only thing that seems to work is creating strikethrough text in another application (e.g. Microsoft Word) and pasting it into SfB.

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You can't from what I have seen. One way as a workaround is to go into an application that can, such as Word, and then copy the text as strike-through from that application into the Skype box. It will retain formatting.

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Bookend your text with ~tildes~ to put a line through it. You might use this to convey sarcasm or show what's changed, for example.

Sample IM text with strikethrough

source: https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA34696/how-do-i-format-text-in-skype-instant-messages

  • Thanks for your response, but unfortunately, that doesn't seem to work in Skype for Business. – Fodder Nov 15 '18 at 21:08

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